Definition of 'leftover'
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Crumble in the leftover stuffing and turn the heat off. The Sun (2016)A bowl of one of these on standby in the fridge means that leftovers can quickly be turned into a sustaining supper. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Torn chicken with ginger and lime noodles I love leftover roast chicken. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Making a soup is a great way to use up leftover veg, so feel free to freestyle and embrace extras here and there to avoid wastage. The Sun (2017)You can use any leftover mixture to stuff pine cones. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There will be a lot more food leftovers. The Sun (2011)Try to keep leftovers to make a chicken pie or sandwiches. The Sun (2015)Keep any leftovers in the fridge for the next day. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She finally called in cops when the starving babysitter came home with a bag of meal leftovers. The Sun (2009)Then make soup from the stock and leftover vegetables. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Perfect for squeezing over leftover cold roast chicken. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Prepare by cooking enough the day before that you can eat leftovers. Christianity Today (2000)You can roast it and use leftovers for sandwiches. The Sun (2013)No conflict was needed to use up leftover salmon or make a cake using only one egg. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The items rejected most often included raw vegetables and leftovers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Instead of prawns add torn leftover chicken. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He is attached to his frayed shirts and always eats up leftovers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Plan exactly what you are going to eat before you go shopping and use leftovers. The Sun (2013)They are also a useful way of turning leftover stew or trimmings from a roast into a tasty snack. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Any leftover food such as vegetables and can then be put in the blender and given to your the next day. The Sun (2006)This is fabulous with pasta and aged pecorino, or to perk up leftover roast potatoes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Both recipes are brilliant ways to turn your leftovers into something very, very special. The Sun (2015)More to the point, who actually has leftover roast potatoes? Times, Sunday Times (2009)And many of my recipes are geared towards leftovers and stretching meals such as the Sunday roast. The Sun (2015) Cold leftover potatoes, sliced and then lightly fried are a family favourite. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There's a website where you can make money selling your leftover food. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I really love coming up with new ideas to turn my leftovers from the day before into something really tasty. The Sun (2014)Almost 80 per cent stuck to the recommended 48 hours for keeping leftovers in the fridge. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'leftover'
British English: leftover ADJECTIVE
You use leftover to describe an amount of something that remains after the rest of it has been used or eaten.
...leftover pieces of wallpaper.
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